Job vacancy

Buyer

Reference
SAS/RS/HQ00016579

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JMC Aviation are working with a MRO company based in Manchester, looking to recruit a new Buyer to join their team.
This client is a leading MRO dealing with line and base maintenance as well as interior modifications and fuel systems repair and maintenance for both commercial and military aircraft. The company has been operating for close to 30 years, providing outstanding customer service and encouraging a warm, positive environment to aid employee progression.
This is a Permanent Position based in Manchester.
40 hours per week, working Monday – Friday.
 
Salary and Benefits
– Competitive Salary         
– 4% employer contribution to pension      
– 25 days annual leave entitlement          
     
The Role
The primary purpose of this role is to procure goods and materials, working in line with company budget and specification.
 
Other duties involve:
– Purchase of goods, materials, components, or services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets
– Negotiates contracts, improve prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings
– Ensure all purchased items conform to relevant aviation standards and design specification required to meet airworthiness & customer specification
– Ensure continuous supply of required goods and materials
– Communicate any supply problems which may pose a risk or impact on business operations
– Maintain a professional and consistent approach in relations to all supplier relationships
– Market research to ensure current suppliers remain competitive
– Support the compliance team on supplier quality audit
– Attend meetings and update others on issues or concerns, in particular when there is a risk which could prevent the organisation meeting customer demands.
 
Skills and experience required.
In order to be successful in this role the Buyer will need to demonstrate the following skills and attributes:
– Proven purchasing experience, preferably within an aviation environment
– Must be able to qualify for an airside security pass
– Strong negotiation, excellent communicator, interpersonal skills
– Strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask
– Ability to work in a fast paced, constantly changing environment
– Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
– Right to live and work in the UK
 
If you think this is the role for you and you have the necessary skills and attributes, please apply today or contact JMC Aviation for more details.
Please note that due to the high level of applicants we will only be contacting shortlisted candidates regarding this role.
For this opportunity JMC Aviation Ltd is acting as an employment agency.

Job details

Ref: SAS/RS/HQ00016579

Type: Permanent

Location: Manchester

Hiring Consultant: Robyn Stephenson

Job Type: Permanent

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